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Where Have All The Teachers Gone?

Where Have All The Teachers Gone?

In Elka Torpey’s (2018) article “ Projections for teachers: How many are leaving the occupation?” According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, between the years of 2016 and 2026, more than 270,000 teachers will be leaving the profession each year. Whether it is...
Storytelling and Executive Functioning

Storytelling and Executive Functioning

All classroom teachers have had experiences with children who have difficulty in school; often, it’s unclear why. We might try a number of things and still find frustration. Often, the students clearly want to do well and evince great potential, but their difficulties...
Why are Children so Different Today

Why are Children so Different Today

by Jane Nelsen, EdD and Chip DeLorenzo, MEd   When working with Montessori teachers, we always start by asking them to list their current stressors. Inevitably, they share that children exhibit a high degree of disrespect, entitlement, and lack of...
Maria Montessori’s 151st Birthday

Maria Montessori’s 151st Birthday

In Celebration of Maria Montessori!   We celebrated the anniversary of Montessori’s 151st Birthday in 2021 and we look forward to celebrating 115 years since the founding of the very first Casa dei Bambini on January 6, 2022.   As August 31, 2021, marked the...
Letter from the IMC Executive Director

Letter from the IMC Executive Director

Dear IMC Members… Our IMC community has shown incredible resilience and optimism through almost two years of the COVID-19 pandemic. We have worked together to support and encourage each other, share resources, policies, procedures, and inspiring stories. We...